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Hemmings 1975 2002 for sale?

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The fuel filter is installed backwards... and the pump outlet hose should maybe be a little bit longer.

I'd probably install an E21 exhaust gasket, to protect those wires from that header.  :) 

 

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1 hour ago, '76mintgrun'02 said:

The fuel filter is installed backwards..

That and the missing strut bearing cover is worth at least a $5000 deduct.

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Nice that they hammered weights onto the outer lip of the alloys....

 

Too few pics....

 

Cheers,

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funny, Ray.  I winced at that too.  : (

I recently had tires mounted and balanced on a set of steelies and was impressed that they put all the weights on the inside.  I hope that works okay... it sure looks nice.

 

The strut cap Jimk mentions is NLA, in the pretty gray, I do believe.

 

Looks like a Crane ignition module deal by the blue coil.

 

Do you suppose that is the resistor wire in the blue sheathe... going to a blue coil?

 

It appears to be a vacuum advance distributor, but I do not see a line coming off of the ported nipple.

 

It is kind of hard to pick its nits, with only one engine bay photo.

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The strut caps are available in ----

gray, but not in black. 

 

I painted mine black 😁

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Oh.  I guess I had it backwards.  Mine match the one in the photo above.  Grey with a black stripe. 

 

Suppose that is all that is left of some black paint that they'd applied to the grey caps?

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49 minutes ago, ray_ said:

The strut caps are available in

gray, but not in black. 

 

I painted mine black 😁

 

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1 minute ago, '76mintgrun'02 said:

I see...along with Steve's tooth!

 

 

Hm. My phone and the site and my brain naren't playing well today. I thought I was editing my original post :D

 

 

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1 hour ago, '76mintgrun'02 said:

 

....Suppose that is all that is left of some black paint that they'd applied to the grey caps?

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No, Tom, BMW changed the color of the caps from black to gray at some point.  Early cars seemed to be black, but 1975 and 1976 cars were gray originally.  The color changeover might have been before 1975.  I simply can’t remember.

 

Below, my ‘76’s right cap in August 1983 and February 2014.  Over time, they accumulate filth, they refuse to clean up, and they dis-color.  I cleaned them to within an inch of their lives before the 2014 photo.  Other than that, they’re great.  😗

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Shh!

 

They'll hear you, and crack!

 

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I don't know how much it says about the car but it has been available since i was looking for one in sept of last year

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Brian Foster sold it on eBay in 2007.

 

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23 minutes ago, Conserv said:

Over time, they accumulate filth, they refuse to clean up, and they dis-color.  

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I wondered if it was the heat from the bearing that caused them to darken over time.  I, too, painted mine black.

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